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Vali Yousefi M, shahbazi badi Z, tabatabaei S S. Meta-analysis of research on the effect of mentally retarded children on mothers' mental health in Iran. Journal title 2023; 16 (3) : 3
URL: http://rph.khu.ac.ir/article-1-4177-en.html
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Abstract:   (1708 Views)
The purpose of this study was to meta-analyze the research on the effect of having a child with a mental disability on the mental health of mothers in Iran. The research method was meta-analysis. A meta-analysis checklist was used to collect data. The collection of researches on the effect of having a mentally retarded child on the mental health of parents in the country between 2001-2011, methodologically acceptable researches that had the conditions to enter the meta-analysis, 11The article was selected as a sample that contained 44 sizes of works. The total sample size of this study was 2005. The results showed that the effect of having a mentally retarded child on maternal mental health in Iran was 0.20. Also, the effect of having a child with mental disability on mothers' depression is 0.16, on mothers' anxiety is 0.19, on mothers' social dysfunction is 0.18, on mothers' physical symptoms is 0.10, on mothers' obsession-compulsion is 0.40, aggression Mothers were 0.15, maternal morbidity was 0.22 and maternal psychosis was 0.24. The results of the present study indicated that the effect of a mentally retarded child on the mental health of parents in Iran is low based on the Cohen interpretation criterion.
Article number: 3
Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Family counselling
Received: 2022/03/18 | Accepted: 2022/08/18 | Published: 2023/01/5

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